Tuesday November 12th, 2013 - 11:11AM
NEW YORK—Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) awarded yesterday the Holiday Inn New Orleans Westbank as the winner of the RCP Executive Series Caring for the Community award at the annual International Hotel, Motel & Restaurant Show.
The award includes a full suite of the new RCP Executive Series cleaning products for the hotel and its partner charity, the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (LA/SPCA).
"We know that a clean environment is a key element of a successful hotel, and the same is true for nonprofit organizations," stated Cory Wilkinson, director of marketing for RCP. "Our communities are better places because of business and nonprofit partnerships, like the one between the Holiday Inn Westbank and the LA/SPCA. We are so happy to provide these new cleaning solutions to help with their great work."
Hotel properties applied online, and their peers and others in the industry voted on the five finalists. The Holiday Inn New Orleans Westbank was selected due to its ongoing efforts to support LA/SPCA. Its staff members donate hotel linens for use at the LA/SPCA, groom rescued animals, help with socialization training for soon-to-be adopted pets, and host and attend a variety of events throughout the year that raise funds to cover the cost of providing care and basic medical services for thousands of homeless animals.